Monday, June 16, 2008

Grids are Dead! Or are they?

Grids are Dead! Or are they?
By Wolfgang Gentzsch, DEISA; Duke University.
Published in GridToday, June 16, 2008.
See also one of my previous posts: "The End of Grid Computing?" from October 2007.

Friday, June 13, 2008

How to securely connect to the BGU from Linux

The following instructions apply for connecting from outside the campus:

Step 1: VPN access:
Install CheckPoint SNX VPN tool (SSL Network eXtender) for Linux.
( the current version I installed works with OpenSuse 10.3 but crashes for Fedora core 9 )
telzur@gtz2:~> snx -s vpn.bgu.ac.il -u username@vpn
then provide your PIN and the Secure-ID code.

Step 2: Connect to the Windows terminal server using remote-desktop:
telzur@gtz2:~> rdesktop -u user-name -d group-of-users remote-host.bgu.ac.il

and you will get this window to login: